Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Scary insights on ‘enhanced interrogation’

James E. Mitchell, Ph.D. is the former CIA contractor who interrogated (including water boarding) Khalid Sheikh Mohammed. He has written an excellent book, “Enhanced Interrogation: Inside the Minds and Motives of the Islamic Terrorists Trying to Destroy America.” After using enhanced interrogation methods on KSM, as he’s known in intelligence circles, his attitude became more open and he began to brag, demonstrating his exalted view of himself and his cause.

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Letter: ACA is not the problem

It appears that many people who are waiting and hoping for the Affordable Care Act to be repealed are not aware that the reason premiums have gone up is because the health insurance companies are now saying they cannot make money because they are insuring too many people who get sick.

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Letter: Don’t play into Roof’s hand

Come on, folks. Let’s get real about who’s really benefiting from all the newspaper and media attention being given to this Dylann Roof character up in Charleston. This individual, I’m sure, is probably smiling to himself as he sits in his cell, knowing this was his scheme from day one to gain national attention and notoriety for the murder of nine individuals. And in, of all possible places, a house of worship.

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Letter: Forms at doctors’ offices a problem

The medical industry has been fixated on knowing every patient’s Social Security number for as long as I can remember, and it annoys me every time I see a new medical provider. It’s not that I don’t want to supply the data, which is required; it’s how they want it provided.

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Letter: Island politics sadly recycled

The last mayor of Hilton Head Island was voted out of office for conveniently forgetting a conflict of interest with a timeshare company. Now history repeats itself with Mayor David Bennett and his alter ego, councilman David Ames, failing to disclose a conflict of interest. How sad that such behavior continues to be recycled.

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Letter: Still marching to inaugural memories

Your article about The Citadel cadets marching in the inaugural parade brought back memories of my march in that parade for John F. Kennedy in 1961. I was a first-year cadet at the Air Force Academy and the entire Wing of Cadets was to have flown from Colorado Springs to Washington for the parade. Due to a snow storm in the Washington area the day before, only half made the trip.

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Letter: Now is the time for bipartisanship

In 2009 and 2010 Obama saw a chance to use the Democratic majorities in Congress to get his health agenda done. He went “all in” on the Affordable Care Act. He knew that by the 2010 mid-terms, America’s reaction would kick in and he would not have a majority again, at least for two years. And, of course, he never did again.

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Letter: Hollywood ‘stars’ part of the problem

I am concerned about the divisiveness in the country, as I’m sure everyone is. We can only hope that there is a leader on the horizon who will actually achieve unity, but I’m not very optimistic. Certainly, the last eight years have been a great disappointment, and that is not just my opinion.

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Letter: Hilton Head mayor wrong

Several weeks ago, Hilton Head Island Mayor David Bennett spoke at a religious service I attended. In part, he talked about politics. He didn’t like something President Obama had done. As a guest in a house of worship, talking politics is totally inappropriate.

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